Virginia Lake, Whanganui

4.8
Stroll along the verdant, forest-lined shores of tranquil Virginia Lake, or stop by the onsite winter gardens, home to many tropical and exotic plants. Admire the various sculptures, feed the ducks, swans, and geese on the water, and visit their brightly colored cousins in the aviary. If you're feeling peckish, stop by the cafe for coffee and cake. Don't forget to bring coins to turn on the fountain. Our Whanganui road trip planning website makes visiting Virginia Lake and other Whanganui attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • One of my favourite places in NZ to relax and sit and enjoy the sites and nature or walk around. Used to work close by years ago so love revisiting this place. The drive up St Johns hill also has scen...  more »
  • What a delight to visit Whanganui and this beautiful lake. It has a prime position high on the hill of the city with a beautiful bush walk around its perimeter. The ducks and birds are safe from dogs ...  more »
  • We took and evening stroll in the park and around the lake. Very pleasant and good to get away from everything.  more »
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  • A beautiful place for a walk. Fairly flat with good paths.
  • Best place to visit in Whanganui. Took the nephew for a walk and found several painted #whanganuirocks hidden around the lake.
  • A popular place for walkers, families and active relaxers too
  • Beautiful views.
  • Really pretty place for a walk

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